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    Posted 2 years ago

    getthatmon…
    (623 items)

    First I thought it will be easy to track down how old and where from, but I have searched for hours to find a similar piece like this Anthropomorphic vessel without a result. There are similarities with some pre columbian pieces I saw while searching. But I have seen similarities with vessels from Africa and Asia as well. The pattern looks a little like it might be from Asia but the form like south american
    It would be fantastic to get your thought about this piece.

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    1. lizzycbw lizzycbw, 2 years ago
      Bear in mind, I know nothing as such. Looks Central, South American or Mexican to me. I think you have a winner there. I very much hope someone out there can help you!
    2. lizzycbw lizzycbw, 2 years ago
      You may like to contact The British Museum, although a big player, they are very helpful and have assisted me twice in the past, when I was convinced I had something good I was unable to ID
    3. getthatmonkeyoutofme getthatmonkeyoutofme, 2 years ago
      Thank you lizzycbw,
      I might ask the British museum this in a few days
      Just saw your inkwell and wrote my ideas in your post, what I think it might be
    4. Golgatha Golgatha, 2 years ago
      Mambila bronze. Ca. 1900 ?
    5. Vynil33rpm Vynil33rpm, 2 years ago
      Let me see this is to let the household know contents Uneatable
      Or to place the Tounge of the village Liar
      Or to be placed near sleeping Mat
      After all night Village Celebrations
    6. getthatmonkeyoutofme getthatmonkeyoutofme, 2 years ago
      Thanks a lot Golgatha
      I will have a look for Mambila bronze pieces

      Vynil33rpm I guess you've got it....

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